About Us

Mission 360 was founded by two FIDE Masters, Kevin Pan and Eric Li, in 2021 with the vision to democratize chess and STEM education in order to improve diversity and inclusion within these fields.

FM Kevin Pan, Founder and President

Biography and Chess Achievements

International Chess Federation (FIDE) Master Kevin Pan is a top 10 ranked 16-year-old in the US. 


Kevin Pan teaching @ MSJE Chess

Volunteering Achievements

Kevin has been devoting his time and efforts to chess and STEM education since 2019.





FM Eric Li, Founder and President

 Eric @ Scouting

Biography and Chess Achievements

International Chess Federation (FIDE) Master Eric Yuhan Li 

WCM Ashley Pang, Co-President


Aaron Xuli Dai, Resident Tournament Director




He was introduced to chess after he moved from China to America, and his parents found a place for him on the weekends to play chess, and his interest in chess grew. He went to group lessons at a place in Saratoga, and started playing in tournaments. 

Aaron has been working hard to become an experienced Tournament Director.